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  1. ✅ SOLVED Random patterns on an old rock or markings?

    This size rock is way out of place in our farm fields here in Delaware. It was covered with mud when I picked it up but I was curious so I brought it home. I have never seen this many marks on a field stone before and it fits my hand very well. As a novice I would appreciate all thoughts or...
  2. Bannerstone, beach surface find

    I don't know the answers to your questions. I was hoping that I could get some good advice from this thread. thanks, dave
  3. Bannerstone, beach surface find

    https://www.archaeology.org/issues/262-1707/features/5626-native-american-bannerstones#art_page4
  4. bannerstone / 1797 1/2 cent

    the bannerstone was 4/11/18 and the 1/2cent was 3/11/18
  5. Bannerstone, beach surface find

    This surface find was out of my league as a detectorist and beachcomber. When i saw this sitting in the surf on the sand and approached it I was shocked to realize I knew what it was right away. This comes from someone who has never been able to find a complete point of any sort in my 65 yrs of...
  6. bannerstone / 1797 1/2 cent

    This surface find was out of my league as a detectorist and beachcomber. When i saw this sitting in the surf on the sand and approached it I was shocked to realize I knew what it was right away. This comes from someone who has never been able to find a complete point of any sort in my 65 yrs of...
  7. Mechanical raking beach cleaners - New Jesery

    They do little to effect our hobby. They a lucky to pick up a flip flop let alone coins or jewelry. I spoke with someone who runs one here on the delaware shore and he said he would often find bills in the hopper but not much else. Don't be discouraged, i like a raked beach because I can follow...
  8. The Detectorists

    warning, this will get in your brain and never leave
  9. half is better than none

    ITG-1910 - 1920 U.S. Garrison Two Piece Belt Plate I believe this is it
  10. half is better than none

    My partner just brought me this, found near coast in Delaware. No patterns or markings showing at this point, only beautiful green brass. Any thoughts on origin?
  11. Virgin Mary Medallions - What Are The Odds

    Not rare at all, I see them posted quite often and carry one on my keychainhttp://www.marian.org/news/The-Meaning-of-the-Miraculous-Medal-2942
  12. Found on Delaware beach while metal detecting

    Never have seen anything like it . I hunt Delaware shore a lot . I would investigate further. Treasure quest shop in Ocean View may be able to help. Also there is a native american museum in the Oak Orchard area. Hope to see you on the shore.
  13. Part One of two piece buckle

    My partner just brought me this, found near coast in Delaware. No patterns or markings showing at this point, only beautiful green brass. Any thoughts on origin?
  14. round button, square hole?

    trouble is , about the size of a quarter
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